Skip to Content


Pronunciation: fet'ish, fe'tish

Definition: An inanimate object or nonsexual body part that is regarded as endowed with magic or erotic qualities.

[Fr. fétiche, fr. L. factitius, made by art, artificial]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.